Lectures and seminars
- Edward Thomas
- Thursday 23 November 2017
Professor Pite discusses the often overlooked war poet Edward Thomas.
- Gabriela Mistral
- Tuesday 14 November 2017
Professor Horan (Arizona) discusses lesbian biography and the closet.
- Albums, Poetry, Print in the 1780s
- Thursday 09 November 2017
Dr. Matthews delivers a paper on the subject of her forthcoming book.
- Lyric between Rhetoric and Poetics
- Thursday 12 October 2017
Dr. Alexander (Cantab) discusses the classical antecedence of lyric poetry.
- The Oxus: A River of Texts
- Thursday 30 March 2017
A seminar paper on Matthew Arnold's 'Sohrab and Rustum'.
- In conversation with Rebecca Kosick
- Wednesday 29 March 2017
A public conversation with Don Share, respected editor, poet and translator.
- Regions and Reach of Modernism
- Tuesday 28 March 2017
Editor-in-Chief of Poetry Magazine discusses literary modernism.
- Marvell in Muscovy
- Thursday 02 March 2017
Dr. Holberton (Bristol) gives a seminar on diplomacy, poetry and Marvell's embassy to Russia.
- Modernism and Media Theory
- Thursday 09 February 2017
The King Edward VII Professor of English (Cambridge) delivers the 2017 Churchill Lecture.
- Bible Translation, Poem or Play?
- Thursday 24 November 2016
Cathy Hume (Bristol) dellivers a research paper on decoding the late-Medieval 'Life of Job'.
- Telling the Story in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
- Tuesday 15 November 2016
University of Virginia Professor delivers the 2016 Tucker-Cruse Lecture.
- 'A death that one gives oneself sovereignly'
- Thursday 10 November 2016
Prof Bennett (Bristol) gives a seminar on Sylvia Plath, Stevie Smith and suicide.
- Enlightening Optics: Light and Perception in 18C Poetry
- Thursday 27 October 2016
Ros Powell (Bristol) discusses light and perception in eighteenth-century poetry.
- The Poetry of Bees
- Thursday 17 March 2016
Taking the poetry of Robert Browning as a starting point, Dr Wright explores the cross pollination of poetry and bees.
- Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner
- Tuesday 15 March 2016
Professor Ford (UCL) lectures on Hardy's poems and novels, arguing for the importance of London to the writer.
- Wordsworth's Middle Years
- Thursday 3 March 2016
Jessica Fay, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (Bristol), talks about Wordsworth's affinity with Monasticism in his middle years.
- Elizabeth Bishop and Exclamation
- Thursday 4 February 2016
Professor Swaab (UCL) delivers a seminar that takes account of the shifting uses of punctuation in the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop.
- Robert Graves and Modern Poetry
- Monday 30 November 2015
Neil Corcoran, late King Alfred Professor of English (Liverpool), gives a lecture on Graves through the lens of close-reading.
- Poetry and Marcher Lordship
- Thursday 8 October 2015
Beginning with the extant court poets of the Wars of the Roses, Professor Helen Fulton explores the concept of poetic flattery in battle.